Golkar


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GolkarGolongan Karya (Federation of Functional Groups, Indonesia)
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Vice President Jusuf Kalla, who is also a Golkar member, told reporters on Thursday that Novanto should be ready to face any legal process if called upon.
Golkar, for its part, went on to support Prabowo Subianto, who was backed by parties holding 63 per cent of the seats in the legislature.
Golkar said, This is a genuinely unique opportunity and the scale and intensity of international investor interest in our economy means that now is the time for serious investors to make their moves.
Seven chapters are: rethinking the Suharto regime and the 1998 political change; the Suharto regime as co-opting-type personal rule; Golkar in the 1970s; the consolidation of Golkar and recruitment of social elites; dilemmas of the giant ruling party; the rise of the Suharto family and a rift in Golkar; the reformist movement and the fall of the Suharto regime; conclusion: the end of personal rule and regime change in Indonesia.
Through careful selection and clever titling, Golkar introduces a layer of symbolic meaning into each set, addressing contemporary geopolitics, recent events, and art history in indirect ways.
Golkar said he had decided the time was right to return to Tehran after years of avoiding exhibiting there.
The menswear label by Babak, Haman and Farhan Golkar will now go on to represent the Middle East and India in the menswear category at the international finals at London Collections: Men in January 2015.
6) The devout Muslim santri preferred to vote for the United Development Party (Partai Persatuan Pembangunan), an Islamic-oriented party known by its Indonesian acronym PPP), and the abangan followers of the syncretic Hindu-Javanese tradition were inclined to vote either for the Indonesian Democratic Party (the product of a forced merger of the nationalist and Christian parties in the wake of the 1971 general election and also known as the Partai Demokrasi Indonesia, or PDI) or for GOLKAR.
It is too premature to conclude, but judging from the history and various factors, Golkar has every potential to win the 2014 legislative election,'' Barkah Pattimahu, a senior researcher at Indonesian Survey Circle, or LSI, told a press conference.
A managing director at the World Bank, quit her Cabinet post in May after Aburizal's Golkar succeeded in its campaign to discredit her for her 2008 decision to bail out the ailing Bank Century.
Officially launching his candidacy for the Golkar chairmanship on Thursday, Tommy struck a populist tone against President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who was re-elected to a second five-year term earlier this year by a landslide.
Yudhoyono is probably most likely to make practical alliances in the next parliament, allying with Golkar on market-oriented issues, but allowing the Islamic-oriented parties to influence institutional reform issues.